Anita Menon was appointed as the Chief Risk Officer of Prudential BSN Takaful in May 2012. As the CRO, Anita is responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring and mitigating the strategic, operational, reputational and financial risks within the PruBSN Takaful Berhad. She is also charged with establishing and institutionalising risk management across PruBSN. As the CRO, Anita also leads the Legal, Compliance and Governance departments in PruBSN and provides functional oversight to the Shariah team as well on Shariah Operational Risk matters. Prior to her appointment at PruBSN, Anita worked with KPMG Business Advisory Malaysia for 12 years and was a Partner and Head, Financial Risk Management and Strategic Management Services at the time of leaving. Anita was also a member of KPMG’s Global Islamic Finance and Investments Group and led the Islamic Finance practice in Advisory for Malaysia. Prior to KPMG, Anita worked with Westport Malaysia. Anita brings over business advisory and consulting experience in financial risk management. She has worked extensively with clients locally and globally in the financial services sector in areas of strategic management, risk management, performance management and feasibility studies.Anita is frequently invited as a speaker at trainings and conferences and has trained clients in areas such as Islamic finance, risk management and Performance Management. She also contributes extensively to thought leadership development in these areas and has had a number of articles published. Anita holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nottingham, UK.